Friday, May 7, 2021

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Abang Johari, civil servants break the fast together

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg broke the fast with senior state and federal civil servants at the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) building here on Wednesday. The event was held in full compliance with the pandemic...

A strong PBB will benefit GPS

KUCHING: A strong and stable Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) will benefit the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition, said its deputy youth chief Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman. Asked about PBB having 47 seats, a simple majority out of 82 seats in...

State Cabinet has executive authority

KUCHING: The chief minister and the state Cabinet shall wield full authority to government Sarawak beyond the expiry of their terms on June 6 this year. Lawyer-lawmaker and federal minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this is provided...

Solve your own problems, Malayan parties told

KUCHING: It is better and wiser for Malaya-based parties to focus on solving their own problems within their traditional territories instead of expending precious scarce resources to stretch their areas of influence elsewhere. A political analyst, Datuk Peter Minos, who...

More to come on MA63 rights

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) deputy speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala expects other milestone achievements as deliberations in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council progresses. “The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will continue to achieve success in pursuit of our rights...

Rescuers retrieve body of drowned man

KUCHING: The body of a man feared drowned in Sarawak river yesterday (March 19), was found about two metres from the control post today (March 20). A spokesperson from the State Fire Department operations centre said the body was found...

Man feared drown near Kampung Boyan

KUCHING: A man was feared drowned at Sarawak river near Kampung Boyan, Petra Jaya this afternoon (Mar 19). Rescue agencies such as Fire Department, Marine police and the Civil Defense Force (APM) responded to the incident. A spokesperson from the State...

Don’t create walls between leaders and people

SADONG JAYA: The ties between people and their leaders must remain cordial at all times, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar. He said there should not be too much concern on the leaders’ part...

Thumbs-up to set up arts centre

KUCHING: The recently announced RM160 million performing arts centre to train youths received a nod from Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) arts societies in Kuching. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government had allocated more than RM160...

Calls for bill to amend Federal Constitution

KUCHING: The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) is calling upon the Federal government to introduce a bill in Parliament to amend the Federal Constitution to allow an extension of the term of the current State Legislative Assembly (DUN). “Sarawak needs...
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Abang Johari, civil servants break the fast together

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg broke the fast with senior state and federal civil servants...
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